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  Today in History: April 24
On April 24, 1800, President John Adams approved the appropriation of $5,000 for the purchase of "such books as may be necessary for the use of congress."
The books, the first purchased for the Library of Congress, were ordered from London and arrived in 1801.
As a birthday present for children and their families, the Library of Congress unveiled a new Web site for its year 2000 bicentenial: America's Story from America's Library is designed to let you have fun with history while learning at the same time.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/apr24.html   (405 words)

  
  (APRIL 24) Tall Armenian Tale: The Other Side of the Falsified Genocide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
April 24 marks the Armenians' greatest religious holiday, the beginning of their "genocide," even though what is meant by "genocide" is the resettlement policy, a policy that was implemented a month later, after its first serious consideration on May 2.
As Kamuran Gurun wrote in "The Armenian File," "For the telegram to be received on 24 April, it is necessary for the Catholicos to have learned beforehand of the arrest, and to have sent the telegram before the 24th.
April 24 is designated as the date the "genocide" began, even though no known massacres were committed on that date.
www.tallarmeniantale.com /April24.htm   (1399 words)

  
 24 april comité van de FAON
Brief van 24 april Comité/FAON aan het CDA lees meer.
organised by the 24 April Committee of the Federation of Armenian Organisations of The Netherlands (FAON).
Het 24 april Comité van de Federatie van Armeense Organisaties in Nederland (FAON) biedt op 30 augustus om 13.00 uur een petitie aan de Voorzitter van de Tweede Kamer Commissie voor Europese Zaken, Mw.
www.24april.nl   (1602 words)

  
 HEARING, APRIL 24, 1978
Following is the April 24, 1978 hearing before the Senate SubCommittee on Public Lands and Resources.
These applications are for the incremental costs that the States anticipate they will incur as a result of enforcement of our standards.The grants cover recruitment of additional inspectors, training for new, as well as, existing State inspection personnel, equipment and technical capacity to support the inspectors and the officials who review permit applications.
24 One of the responsibilities under the act is to have an Indian lands study.
www.osmre.gov /legishistory/hearing042478.htm   (18964 words)

  
 Honor the fallen: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom casualties
24, of McCalla, Ala.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed April 4 when his unit was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Baghdad.
24, of Vacaville, Calif.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed April 4 when his unit was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Baghdad.
24, of Smithtown, N.Y.; assigned to Tactical Law Enforcement Team South Detachment 403, aboard the patrol coastal Firebolt, forward deployed to Manama, Bahrain, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; killed April 24 in a waterborne attack in the northern Persian Gulf.
www.militarycity.com /valor/honor_april_2004.html   (4557 words)

  
 ufo - UFOS at close sight: Arrey, New Mexico, April 24 1949
On April 24, 1949, a team of White Sands technicians was studying the upper atmosphere from the test area, about three miles north of Arrey, New Mexico.
On April 24, 1949, at 10:20 a.m., a group of five technicians under the general supervision of J. Gordon Vaeth, an aeronautical engineer employed by the Office of Naval Research, were preparing to launch a Skyhook balloon near Arrey, N. Mex. A small balloon was sent up first to check the weather.
On 24 April 1949, at 3 miles north of Arrey, New Mexico, (107 degrees 19½' W 300 deg 52½' N) 4 Navy enlisted men from White Sands Proving Ground (Chief Akers, Davidson, Fitzsimmons and Moorman) and I saw a rapidly moving object while making a pibal wind run.
ufologie.net /htm/arrey49.htm   (3041 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions about the Armenian Genocide
On the night of April 24, 1915, the Turkish government placed under arrest over 200 Armenian community leaders in Constantinople.
These acts were committed under the cover of a news flout on account of the war and the government proceeded to implement its plans to liquidate the Armenian population with secrecy.
April 24 is, therefore, commemorated as the date of the unfolding of the Armenian Genocide.
www.armenian-genocide.org /genocidefaq.html   (1653 words)

  
 Afghanistan News April 24, 2008
April 2008 : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
April 24, 2008 - ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan's foreign ministry said Thursday it had lodged a strong protest with NATO and Afghan forces after a chaotic border battle spilled into Pakistani territory, leaving a soldier dead.
AKI - Adnkronos International - New York, 24 April (AKI) - The United Nations' envoy to Afghanistan, Kai Eide has reaffirmed the commitment of the world body to helping ensure that every child in the fledgling democracy is able to receive an education.
www.afghanistannewscenter.com /news/2008/april/apr242008.html   (7934 words)

  
 Third Reich History: April 24
During the night of April 22-23 an enterprise of the British naval forces against our Flanders bases, conceived on a large scale and planned regardless of sacrifice, was frustrated.
After a violent bombardment from the sea, small cruisers, escorted by numerous destroyers and motorboats, under cover of a thick veil of artificial fog, pushed forward near Ostend and Zeebrugge to quite near the coast, with the intention of destroying the locks and harbour works there.
On April 8, 1960, while driving to his laboratory, von Laue’s car was struck by a motor cyclist, who had received his license only two days earlier.
members.tripod.com /dailytrh/0424.html   (2357 words)

  
 SEC News Digest (Issue 2008-80; April 24, 2008)
On April 24, the Commission simultaneously instituted and settled administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against Gabelli Funds LLC (Gabelli Funds), a registered investment adviser, in connection with an undisclosed market timing arrangement involving Gabelli Global Growth Fund (GGGF), currently known as GAMCO Global Growth Fund, which violated the anti-fraud provisions of the federal securities laws.
The Commission announced today that on April 11, 2008, a final judgment was entered by consent against Robert MacGregor, permanently enjoining him from aiding and abetting future violations of Section 15(b)(7) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) and Rule 15b7-1 thereunder, in the civil action entitled Securities and Exchange Commission v.
On April 18, the Commission filed a settled civil action in Dallas federal court against Don L. Lambert, the former CEO of Energytec, Inc., charging that in various filings with the SEC, Lambert made materially false and misleading statements, and omitted material information, concerning his biography and background.
www.sec.gov /news/digest/2008/dig042408.htm   (3358 words)

  
 Weekly Advisory - April 24, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In support of its motion, FADC asserted that it had settled this reparations case the day that its answer was due, and that complainants represented that they would file a notification of the settlement.
On April 8, 1998, the Commission extend until April 21, 1998, the deadline for complainant to file the bond required of nonresidential claimants.
Prior to the expiration of that period, complainant orally requested a further 30-day extension, advising staff that he had to be away from his country of residence, Germany, and outlining steps he had taken to obtain the bond.
www.cftc.gov /opa/adv98/opawa16-98.htm   (1343 words)

  
 AmeriScan: April 24, 2002
BAILEY, Colorado, April 24, 2002 (ENS) - Four hundred homes have been evacuated as a fire raging out of control in the Pike and San Isabel National Forest threatens schools and a residential area in the town of Bailey, about 35 miles southwest of Denver.
The fishers charge that the diversion of the river comes at a critical time for newly hatched salmon, or fry, as well as one year old salmon, called smolts, that are ready to migrate to the sea.
On April 13, Michigan wildlife officers were told they would find Cook teeing off on a southern Michigan golf course the next morning at 8 am, where Cook was arrested without incident.
www.ens-newswire.com /ens/apr2002/2002-04-24-09.asp   (3224 words)

  
 Kent State Baseball -- April 24, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The April 29 doubleheader will be broadcast live on 1350 AM ESPN Radio.
The game was tied at 4-4 but the Flyers regained the lead in the sixth with three runs, two of which came on a Jeff Bourassa double to left-center field.
The Flashes and the Zips split a doubleheader April 22 in Akron, Ohio.
dept.kent.edu /athletics/baseball/2000/b042400.htm   (1713 words)

  
 April 24 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years).
April 23 - April 25 - March 24 - May 24 – listing of all days
This page was last modified 03:49, 2 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_24   (1583 words)

  
 April 18 - April 24
On April 24, 1779, the North West Company was formally established.
On April 19, 1884, the Indian Act was amended to outlaw the potlatch.
Women across Canada woke up on the morning of April 24, 1928, to discover that Canada's Supreme Court had ruled unanimously that they were not persons.
www.glenbow.org /exhibitions/online/libhtm/april18.htm   (757 words)

  
 DAWN - Sport; April 24, 2006
LONDON, April 23: Liverpool reached the FA Cup final and foiled Chelsea''s bid for the league-Cup double with a 2-1 victory in their semifinal at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday....
LAHORE, April 23: Former Test speedster Fazle Akbar claimed a hat trick as Sialkot were all out for 278 in their first innings against PIA in the Pentangular Cup match at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Sunday....
BERLIN, April 23: Vladimir Klitschko took the IBF heavyweight title away from Chris Byrd with a technical knockout after putting the American on the canvas a second time in round seven on Saturday....
www.dawn.com /2006/04/24/spt.htm   (722 words)

  
 Parks Board Meeting Minutes - April 24, 2003
Kathleen Warren noted the 4th paragraph on page 11 should be corrected to read "Kate Pflaumer stated that Catherine Maggio informed her that the gap was actually an illegal cutting." The consent items were approved as submitted including approval of the April 24 agenda, corrected minutes of April 10, and acknowledgment of correspondence.
There were 6,300 volunteer hours in the parks on April 19 as part of the Earth Month.
A celebration was held on April 19 at the new Cal Anderson Park.
www.cityofseattle.net /parks/ParkBoard/minutes/2003/04-24-03_Minutes.htm   (5459 words)

  
 Global Voices Online » Armenia: April 24 — Genocide Memorial Day
Every year on 24 April, a date marking the roundup of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in what is now Istanbul, Armenians commemorate the massacres and deportations worldwide.
In Yerevan, this is particularly the case with hundreds of thousands marching up to the Tsitsernakaberd memorial overlooking the capital to lay flowers and pay their respects.
April 24 is the traditional day to commemorating the victims of the Armenian Genocide, Kardash’s protest shocked many Armenian Americans who were angry and confused at the radical protest on such a solemn day.
www.globalvoicesonline.org /2008/04/25/armenia-april-24-genocide-memorial-day   (2738 words)

  
 DoD News: Contracts for April 24, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marvin Land Systems Inc.*, Inglewood, Calif., was awarded on April 20, 2006, an $11,039,457 firm-fixed-price contract for auxiliary power and environmental control units for use in the multiple launch rocket system.
Alaska Mechanical Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded on April 19, 2006, a $7,234,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Neely and Engineer Utilities Upgrade.
David Construction Inc.*, Louisville, Ky., was awarded on April 21, 2006, a $5,027,500 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a radar approach control facility.
defenselink.mil /contracts/2006/ct20060424-12875.html   (924 words)

  
 April 24, 2000 - Maine Bankers Association
(April 20, 2000) A number of key legislative issues including the Budget still have to be resolved by the Legislature when it reconvenes on Monday, April 24
The Budget — Under consideration when the legislators get back to Augusta is a 600 page plus compromise budget that will spend all of the $345 million in surplus tax revenue, will spend millions from the tobacco settlement funds, and will require the state to borrow an additional $33 million.
The Senate and the House have passed different versions of LD 2643, An Act Ensuring Certain Land Transfers Accomplished through Stock Transfers are not Exempt from the Transfer Tax.
www.mainebankers.com /index.pl/april_24_2000   (1166 words)

  
 eBay - april 24, Magazine Back Issues, Transportation items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
April 24 1959 St. Lawrence Seaway Publication Book
Louisville and Nashville RR TT April 24, 1949
WW11 April 24, 1942 green wool Army blanket
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www.flabber.nl /archief/020056.php   (1453 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : April 24, 2006 : St. Fidelis
Then he joined the Capuchin Friars Minor and was sent by the Holy See to the Grisons in order to bring back the inhabitants of this canton from Protestantism to the Catholic faith.
His great influence earned him enemies; he was murdered at Seewis on April 24, 1622.
Fidelis has been called the "protomartyr of the Capuchin Order and of the Propaganda in Rome." He was born in 1577, became a renowned lawyer.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2006-04-24   (435 words)

  
 Los Altos Town Crier » 2002 » April » 24
April 15, 11:04 a.m., Springer Road and El Monte Avenue: Police cited an individual for possession of narcotics.
While members of the Orthodox Church of the Redeemer were shaken when they lost their sanctuary to arson April 7, they have been heartened by both the response of area communities and the recovery of several icons from the sanctuary, a church member said.
After Measure A, also known as the parcel tax, failed to pass in a special election April 9, the Los Altos community sprung into action, forming “Save Our Schools,” a non-profit foundation whose aim is to raise funds for the Los Altos School District.
www.losaltosonline.com /2002/04/24   (3047 words)

  
 WTC Environmental Monitoring: April 24, 2002
The Agency is also using portable sampling equipment to collect data from a range of locations.
Air Sampling for VOC's - Sampling for volatile organic compounds (VOC's) was conducted on April 23 in the direct area of the excavation at ground zero.
All samples taken on April 23 at EPA's Wash Tent (West and Murray Streets), Austin Tobin Plaza, and the North Tower and South Tower excavation areas either showed no detectable levels of VOCs, or the levels of VOCs did not exceed OSHA standards.
www.epa.gov /wtc/summaries/epa-osha042402.htm   (401 words)

  
 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | April 24 | St Mark's Eve customs Trojan Horse Halley's ...
April 25, would be found the footprint of any person who was to die in the coming year.
In some superstitious places, sometimes a prankster or malicious person would sneak into the kitchen during the night, and mark the ashes with the shoe of one of the householders.
Newman's Day is a USA college tradition involving drinking 24 beers within a 24-hour period on April 24.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/apr24.html   (3460 words)

  
 April 24
3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 24, 25, 30
1, 2, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29
3, 4, 5, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
www.fortunecity.com /skyscraper/tcpip/1520/April2002/april_24.htm   (510 words)

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